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[[CaptainObvious Television is what the TV in our name stands for]][[note]]but we're not just about TV[[/note]]. But you probably already knew that.

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[[CaptainObvious Television is what the TV in our name stands for]][[note]]but for[[note]]but we're not just about TV[[/note]]. But you probably already knew that.


Television "TV" is traditionally viewed on a television set, after the early 2000's people can catch up on their favorite programs via computer and mobile devices. Commercially available since [[TheTwenties the 1920s]] (though television as we know it today dates from 1936, as the result of the invention of a key component by Vladimir Zworykin of RCA and Philo T. Farnsworth)[[note]]Both the first experimental {{videophone}} service, and the world's oldest TV channel (BBC One), started in this year[[/note]], but only really catching on in [[TheFifties the 1950s]]. Home televisions were black & white, analog, heavy, and at 4:3 aspect-ratio; gained color in the 60s; and after the TurnOfTheMillennium became digital, lighter, and wider with a 16:9 aspect-ratio.

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Television "TV" is traditionally viewed on a television set, after the early 2000's people can catch up on their favorite programs via computer and mobile devices. Commercially available since [[TheTwenties [[TheRoaringTwenties the 1920s]] (though television as we know it today dates from 1936, as the result of the invention of a key component by Vladimir Zworykin of RCA and Philo T. Farnsworth)[[note]]Both the first experimental {{videophone}} service, and the world's oldest TV channel (BBC One), started in this year[[/note]], but only really catching on in [[TheFifties the 1950s]]. Home televisions were black & white, analog, heavy, and at 4:3 aspect-ratio; gained color in the 60s; and after the TurnOfTheMillennium became digital, lighter, and wider with a 16:9 aspect-ratio.


* WritersStrike - When the TV writers strike, the quality of television suffers.

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* WritersStrike UsefulNotes/TVStrikes - When the TV writers strike, the quality of television suffers.


Television "TV" is traditionally viewed on a television set, after the early 2000's people can catch up on their favorite programs via computer and mobile devices. Commercially available since [[TheTwenties the 1920s]] (though television as we know it today dates from 1936, as the result of the invention of a key component by Vladimir Zworykin of RCA)[[note]]Both the first experimental {{videophone}} service, and the world's oldest TV channel (BBC One), started in this year[[/note]], but only really catching on in [[TheFifties the 1950s]]. Home televisions were black & white, analog, heavy, and at 4:3 aspect-ratio; gained color in the 60s; and after the TurnOfTheMillennium became digital, lighter, and wider with a 16:9 aspect-ratio.

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Television "TV" is traditionally viewed on a television set, after the early 2000's people can catch up on their favorite programs via computer and mobile devices. Commercially available since [[TheTwenties the 1920s]] (though television as we know it today dates from 1936, as the result of the invention of a key component by Vladimir Zworykin of RCA)[[note]]Both RCA and Philo T. Farnsworth)[[note]]Both the first experimental {{videophone}} service, and the world's oldest TV channel (BBC One), started in this year[[/note]], but only really catching on in [[TheFifties the 1950s]]. Home televisions were black & white, analog, heavy, and at 4:3 aspect-ratio; gained color in the 60s; and after the TurnOfTheMillennium became digital, lighter, and wider with a 16:9 aspect-ratio.

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* UsefulNotes/PEGChannel - a channel used for public or community productions, educational content, or government content.

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* BoringBroadcaster - When a broadcaster or program specializes in intellectual or otherwise boring subjects.

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* NetworkDeath - When a channel goes off the air and ceases to exist entirely.


''All about the medium of television, its sub-categories, and TV-specific tropes that cross those divisions. See also {{Formats}}.''

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''All about the medium of television, its sub-categories, and TV-specific tropes that cross those divisions. See also {{Formats}}.''


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See also CameraTricks and {{Formats}}.

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* DrawingBoardHiatus - Taken off the air for a {{retool}}

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* WelcomeTitles - When original footage is used in the title sequence, usually to explore the show's world. More common in animated series as its rather expensive to do it in live action series.


* WelcomeTitles - When original footage is used in the title sequence, usually to explore the show's world. More common in animated series as its rather expensive to do it in live action series.

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* WelcomeTitles - When original original footage is used in the title sequence, usually to explore the show's world. More common in animated series as its rather expensive to do it in live action series.

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* {{Revival}} - an updated remake or reboot of a series that has long since ended


* WGAStrike - When the TV writers strike, the quality of television suffers.

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* WGAStrike WritersStrike - When the TV writers strike, the quality of television suffers.

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot - When what happens behind the scenes affects what happens on the set


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* WGAStrike - When the TV writers strike, the quality of television suffers.

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